About Us

“venue hopping, paint slapping, (sometimes singing) good time! Basically… we do painting classes break down style at cool local venues…and make it FUN!

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Owner artist, Amanda Dorado, began “Studio by the Sea” upon moving to Miramar Beach, Florida, in December of 2011. Amanda attended Birmingham- Southern College in Birmingham, AL, where she earned a BFA in Painting, and then completed her Master of Science in Art Therapy at Mount Mary College in Milwaukee, WI.

Studio Manager, “Nikki” is a yorkshire terrier who loves sleeping and is a master of hands off supervision!






10347428_1126501457364667_6610859258631706613_nArtist Extraordinaire, Loretta Walters

Loretta is an amazing lady that can do just about anything she puts her mind to!  In addition to being a full time mom and wife, she completed her degree in graphic design at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.  She loves creating things in paint and other media.

Loretta is the kind of friend that you would call in an emergency…  :)